mid c19th french mahogany semainier type tall chest of drawers

Mid C19th French mahogany ‘semainier’ type tall chest of drawers.


| $1,790 USD | €1,628 EUR

Item Ref

ML 2211


Mid C19th French mahogany ‘semainier’ type tall chest of drawers .
Seven drawers fitted with a vertical ‘Wellington chest’ type pilaster locking-bar mechanism fitted with the original brass lock and key. A further frieze drawer above separated by a moulded surround, with a separate lock , below a stepped architecturally-inspired moulding, and having a flat , polished top .
The drawers fronts of well-figured ‘fiddle-back’ mahogany all fitted with their original turned knob pulls. The base with a plinth base , the whole raised on short block feet .
Superb quality throughout,of practical proportions and scale offering capacious storage . One drawer front with a minor lateral shrinkage crack. Panelled back.
In excellent original condition with a rich colour and patina.
H 57”
W 38”
D 16”
France c.1860
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 40 years ,M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 2211


Height = 142 cm (56")
Width = 95 cm (38")
Depth = 40 cm (16")

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